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Nida, Eugene A. 1981. Languages are for communicating: Some second thoughts on practical implications for linguistics. Language Sciences 3 (1) : 1–11.
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N. claims that without a semiotic approach (as a systematic way of viewing language in its broader communicative function) much that is now done in linguistics seems to be too restricted and biased to form a valid basis for scientific explanation or evaluation.